Whats Affordable In Denver Part II

Dated: 07/15/2016

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This is the second in a two-part post focusing on the most affordable neighborhoods in Denver, as reported by MLS listing site, Movoto.com. Read on to learn more about some of the most affordable places to live in the Mile High City!


#6 – Centennial

  • Income spent on rent: 28.7 percent

  • Median household income: $89,214

  • Higher income also means a higher median home price - average value nears $300,000

  • Centennial is the 15th safest city in the country

  • Known for its great mix of both public and private schools

  • One of the most affordable middle/upper-class Denver suburbs

#7 – Arvada

  • Median household income: $68,210

  • Median home value: $242,700

  • Seven miles northwest of Denver

  • Served by several bus routes and is on the plan for the Denver RTD commuter rail

  • Has been recognized by the League of American Bicyclists for bike-friendliness

#8 – Broomfield

  • Median home value: $275,900

  • Median household income: $77,998

  • Home to several huge companies like Level 3 Communications and Oracle

  • Also home to a very extensive trail system that connects Stearns Lake and Josh’s Pond, as well as a skate park filled with bowls, rails, and a huge half pipe

#9 – Lakewood

  • Median home value: $238,500

  • Income spent on rent: 30.9 percent

  • Home to around 150,000 residents

  • Lakewood was named an All-American City for the first time in 2011, an award given out to outstanding communities around the country that join together to accomplish certain goals

#10 – Erie

  • Median home value: $103,796

  • Median household income: $340,800

  • Very low percent of income spent on rent

  • Erie is the only 25 minutes from Denver and 20 minutes from Boulder, which makes for an easy commute to either city for work and recreation


Ready to check out properties in these exciting suburbs? Give Metrowest a call – we’d love to show you around!

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Carla Winter - Raymond Selix

Ray and Carla have been working as a team since 1995. Carla’s extensive knowledge of the Denver area real estate market not only includes over 35 years as a Real Estate Broker Associate but also in....

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